Manuel Richards
Manuel Richards
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fair Haven, Vt.
High School: Fair Haven
Position: Sprints

2010-2011: (Indoor): Helped the 4x400m relay team to a first (3:23.29) place finish while placing second in the 400m run in a time of 51.33 at the URI Sorlien Invitational... Finished sixth in the 500m run with a time of 1:05.38 and helped Rhody to a third place finish in the 4x400m relay at the Terrier Classic... Posted a sixth place finish in the 500m run at the Lafayette Rider Winter Games... Placed ninth in both the triple jump (13.56m) and 500m run (1:07.14) at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Finished seventh in the 500m and was a member of the 4x400m relay team that finish fifth at the New England Championships... Posted a time of 1:04.69 in the 500m run at the IC4A Championships... (Outdoor): Posted a time of 1:00.95 in the 400m hurdles at the Bryant Invitational.

2009-2010: (Outdoor) Placed fifth in the 400m hurdles at the Lou Onesty Invitational... Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Holy Cross Meet... Finished 10th in the 400m hurdles in a time of 57.16 at the Husky Invitational.

2008-09: (Indoor) Placed third at the URI Quad Invitational in the 500 hundred meter run (1:05.85)... Took home third place in the pole vault (11-03.75), sixth in the long jump (19-04.75), seventh in the 55 meter hurdles (8.73), as well as finishing second place as a member of the 4x4000 meter relay team (3:28.75) at the URI Invitational... Finished eleventh in the 400 meter dash (49.89), twenty sixth in the sixty meter hurdles (9.00), as well as twenty third in the long jump (6.24m) at the Amory Winter Games... Captured sixth place in the heptathlon (4483 points) at the New England Track and Field Championships.... Outdoor: Took home second place at the Bryant Invitational in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 56.53 seconds...Collected a ninth place finish in the 400 meter hurdles (59.27), as well as a twelfth place finish in the 110 meter hurdles (16.40) at the UConn Alumni Track and Field Invitational... Finished fifth in the 400 meter hurdles (55.30), eleventh in the pole vault (3.90m), and thirteenth in the triple jump (13.16) at the Atlantic-10 Championships...Took home fifth place in the decathlon at the New England Outdoor Championships with 5877 points. (2007-08) Indoor: Scored 4,156 points in the heptathlon at the New England Championships, setting a personal record... Outdoor:Placed fifth in the decathlon with a point total of 5841 at Holy Cross... Took fourth in the decathlon (5637) at the Atlantic-10 Championships. High School: Earned four varsity letters in both track and soccer ... track captain as a senior ... member of 4x400 state championship team ... member of student council, chorus, drama club, and was also a peer mentor. Personal: Born August 12 ... son of Mich and Peg Richards ... has six siblings - Josh, Jenel, Jonathan, Kim, Jackson, and Kiesha ... enjoys watching movies and snowboarding ... undecided major at URI. Updated Sept. 23, 2011